The leader of the National Day of Prayer warns that Satan himself is the leader of the marriage equality movement, using little demons, devils and other evil spirits to communicate with lesbian and gay activists, and give them their satanic marching orders.
Congressman Mike McIntyre doesn’t care enough about prayer to center his own life around the practice, so what right does he have to lecture to the rest of us about how we’re not praying enough?
In a recent survey, 68.4 of religious Americans said that prayer is not part of their form of religious observance. The National Day of Prayer is certainly not national in its acceptance.
Law students who cloister themselves away like medieval monks, in fear that they might encounter religious heresy, may learn to operate well inside the narrow confines of their own company, but will be unprepared to meet demands of our diverse general society.
The National Day of Prayer Task Force compels all its volunteers to sign a religious loyalty oath that binds them to allow only Christians to lead National Day of Prayer activities. That loyalty oath also requires volunteers to agree to a particular, narrow form of Christianity.
Even if you’re willing to accept the diminished moral vision that the end justifies the means, the end consequence of the National Day of Prayer seems to be corrupt and unworthy in itself.
With the National Day of Prayer, it seems that religious socialism is something that Tea Party activists are more than happy to accept.